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BSc (Hons) in Biopharmaceutical Science

Start Date

September 2024

Course Capacity



1 Year

Work Placement


NFQ Level


Discipline Area

Science, Agriculture & Animal Health

Course Type

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Study Mode



On Campus

Course Overview

Graduates of the BSc in Applied Bioscience and BSc in Pharmaceutical Science (or equivalent) can progress to this one-year, full-time, honours degree course. As a student of this course, you will develop high-level knowledge, skills and competencies in the key areas of biopharmaceutical development and processing.

Career Opportunities

Graduates have opportunities for employment in the following sectors:

  • Biopharmaceutical
  • Biomedical; Pharmaceutical
  • Medical Devices
  • Health Care
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Biotechnology.

Graduates could expect to compete for positions in

  • Quality Management
  • Product Validation
  • Research and Development
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Sales
  • Analysis
  • Process Development and Formulation

Course Delivery and Modules

Education Progression

Graduates will be able to progress to taught M.Sc. (Level 9) postgraduate courses and M.Sc. (Level 9) and Ph.D. (Level 10) research courses, either within DkIT or other HEIs.

Flexible & Professional 3 Semesters Blended

Higher Diploma in Science in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing

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Fees and Funding

Please find information on fees and funding here:

Entry Requirements

B.Sc. in Applied Bioscience or B.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Science, or equivalent, with an overall Pass.

How To Apply

Apply Directly to DkIT

Apply directly to DkIT using our online applications system. Please remember to upload the required documentation (copies of your existing qualification(s), your CV, any other support documents etc) with your online application to expedite your application. To avoid disappointment early registration is recommended.

International Application (non-EU)

International Applicants (not from or living in the EU) can apply through an agent or directly to DkIT to study this course.

Ask us a Question

If you have a question about the BSc (Hons) in Biopharmaceutical Science please ask it below and we will get back to you.

Dr Arjan van Rossum

Head of Department of Applied Sciences


Disclaimer: All module titles are subject to change and for indicative purposes only. All courses are delivered subject to demand and timetables are subject to change. Elective Module options will only run subject to student numbers. The relevant Department will determine the viability of each elective module option proceeding depending on the number of students who choose that option. Students will be offered alternative elective modules on their programme should their preferred elective option not be proceeding. Award Options for Common Entry Programmes: The relevant Department will determine the viability of each award option proceeding depending on the number of students who choose either option. If the numbers for one of the Award options exceed available places, students for this option will be selected based on Academic Merit (highest grades).